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Canisius in the News

WGRZ-TV Channel 2 featured Sara Vescio, executive director of the Women’s Business Center at Canisius, in its City Shaper series. Vescio was recognized for “leading a team of women that’s leading women entrepreneurs to success.” Click here to watch the story.

Also, Canisius alumnus Erik Brady ’76 launched the first of an online series in The Buffalo News focused on the great personalities and great moments in Buffalo history. Brady is a recently retired sports reporter for USA Today. Click here to read his column entitled “Buffalo isn’t where I’m from. It’s who I am.”

Submitted by: College Communications

The Dome Summer Schedule

Starting Tuesday, May 21, The Dome will publish every Tuesday and Thursday until the first week of classes for the fall semester, when it will then return to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The deadline for summer submissions is 2:00 p.m. on the Monday and Wednesday before publication.

Submitted by: College Communications

Free Tickets to Buffalo Skyride Available

Would you like the opportunity to spend a Sunday morning taking an incredible, scenic bike ride over the Buffalo Skyway?

If so, you’re in luck.  The Human Resources Department has free tickets available for this year’s Buffalo Skyride!

SkyRide is GObike Buffalo’s annual event and fundraiser, bringing thousands of cyclists on a city-wide tour of historic locations, highway infrastructure and new bicycle facilities. Riders experience the scenic views of downtown Buffalo and the waterfront from the 100-foot-high Skyway and Olmsted’s parks and parkways by bicycle. ​

​This year’s Skyride will take place this Sunday, May 19. Free tickets are available for pickup in the Human Resources Office, Old Main 100, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more information on the Skyride, visit the event’s website here.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Braun, assistant, Human Resources, at Ext. 240 or at

Submitted by: Mary Braun, assistant, Human Resources

Charitable Gifts to Departments

In order to ensure continued support from loyal donors, please forward any donations that have been received by your department to Advancement Services GM 203 (attention: Katie Huck, director of advancement services for Institutional Services). This is an ongoing policy that helps the college to ensure the gift is recorded and the donor is provided with a charitable gift receipt.

If you have any questions, contact Katie Huck at Ext. 8211 or

Please note that gifts may need to be forwarded to advancement services prior to Wednesday, May 29 in order to be recorded in this year’s annual fund.

Submitted by: Katherine Huck, director of advancement services, Institutional Advancement

Summer Mailroom Services

Regular mail delivery and pickup will be suspended beginning Monday, May 20 through Friday, August 16. The mailroom service window hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Please note that the service window may close temporarily during the day as needed.

Picking Up Mail: In-bound mail, inter-office envelopes and parcels may be picked up at the mailroom service window located in Science Hall.  Parcels deemed too heavy to carry will be delivered at the earliest opportunity.

Sending Mail: Out-bound mail, inter-office envelopes and parcels may be dropped off at the mailroom service window or in the drop box located near the mailroom. The drop box located in the Old Main Faculty Lounge is removed for the summer and will be returned Monday, August 19. For out-bound parcels deemed too heavy to carry, contact the mailroom to arrange for a pickup.

Regular mailroom services will resume Monday August 19.

If you have questions about mailroom services, contact Karl Fritz or George Ambrusko at Ext. 2245.

Submitted by: Gary Lew, director, Purchasing